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Mother Nature's Stairmaster

Grouse Mountain in the North Shore Mountains is one of Vancouver's most beloved outdoor playgrounds all around the calendar. Its premier summertime challenge is the Grouse Grind, a 2.9-kilometer (1.8-mile), 2,380-step climb up 853 meters (2,800 feet) of the famous peak. It isn't, to put it mildly, a walk in the park: "Grouse Grinders" train for the endeavor, trying to beat their own personal-best times, and an out-of-shape ambler should probably stick to Grouse Mountain's aerial tram and mountaintop strolls.

If you're up for the huff-and-puff ascent, though, the Grouse Grind can be a fantastic personal endeavor, the sort of achievement you can (modestly) boast about in a Vancouver pub. Do you have what it takes to be a Grouse Grinder?

Utrip Tips

*You can't hike down, but you can take the tram (which costs $10).

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